Hearing In A Deafening World From lawn mowers to rock concerts, our deafening world is hurting our ears. Writer David Owen talks about why it's hard to follow conversation in a loud restaurant, the cause of tinnitus, and breakthroughs in hearing aid technology. His book is 'Volume Control.'

Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews a reissue of early recordings by Nat King Cole.
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Hearing In A Deafening World

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Hearing In A Deafening World

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From lawn mowers to rock concerts, our deafening world is hurting our ears. Writer David Owen talks about why it's hard to follow conversation in a loud restaurant, the cause of tinnitus, and breakthroughs in hearing aid technology. His book is 'Volume Control.'

Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews a reissue of early recordings by Nat King Cole.